Veronica With Four Eyes

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How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

Over the weekend, an image went viral of a woman holding a blindness cane and using a phone at the same time. Many people assumed that the woman was faking her vision impairment because she was looking down at her phone. The reality is, many…

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

A few semesters ago, I had to switch around a bunch of my classes. I went through my school’s class database and made notes of the new classes I wanted to take and their course registration numbers. After writing down all of the information, I…

Be My Eyes App Review

Be My Eyes App Review

During my senior year of high school, I was researching assistive technology apps and found a Be My Eyes review. I was interested in the concept of having a sighted person available to help me whenever I need them. I didn’t really use the service…

Airaport- How I Use Aira At The Airport

Airaport- How I Use Aira At The Airport

Back in March, I had the opportunity to go on my first ever flight, from Washington, DC to San Diego. I had to make the trip through the airport and onto my flight alone because the guide I was supposed to travel with got put…

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Yesterday, a close friend of mine gave me a handwritten card. They asked if I would have trouble reading it, as they weren’t sure how to read handwritten cards using assistive technology. Luckily, there are many options  for people with vision impairments to read handwritten…

SoloLearn Programming App Review

SoloLearn Programming App Review

I’ve been working towards learning more about programming and coding languages outside of the classroom, because I want to stand out more when applying for jobs after college. One of my favorite ways to learn is through interactive apps, especially free ones, so I was…

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Today is a special day. Thousands of students from all around the world are learning about computer science for the first time with Hour of Code, many from underrepresented populations. This includes students that are using assistive technology with Hour of Code to learn more…

Using Amazon Music With Vision Impairment

Using Amazon Music With Vision Impairment

I spend several hours a day listening to music, usually on my iPod or an internet connected device. While I enjoy being able to buy songs and albums when possible to support my favorite artists, I also love having access to any song I can…

Marvel Comics App Review For Vision Impairment

Marvel Comics App Review For Vision Impairment

Many of my friends with vision impairment enjoy watching Marvel movies and reading Marvel comics. At first, I was confused on how they were able to read the comics until I found the Marvel Comics app a year ago. While I don’t consider myself a…

Twitter Accessibility Features For Low Vision

Twitter Accessibility Features For Low Vision

I’ve been using Twitter for a few years now, and it’s been exciting to see so many new accessibility features be added over the years to make Twitter an even more accessible place for people with low vision. Here are my most used Twitter accessibility…

Android Pie Accessibility For Vision Impairment

Android Pie Accessibility For Vision Impairment

Whenever my Android phone gets a new software update, I like to immediately check out what’s new in accessibility settings for users with vision impairment. Since I have a Google Pixel 2, I received the opportunity to update my phone’s operating system from Android Oreo…

Using Aira With Low Vision

Using Aira With Low Vision

How I use Aira smart glasses in college with low vision and how they have helped me travel independently

Using the Google Assistant Camera with Low Vision

Using the Google Assistant Camera with Low Vision

As I was walking through a garden while visiting Texas School for the Blind, I found myself wondering what type of flowers I was looking at. I was a bit worried to take a closer look, since I didn’t want to get stung by a…

Audio Game Hub App Review

Audio Game Hub App Review

I have a lot of friends who play video games. One of these friends started talking to me a while back about an audio-based game they were playing, and said it would be accessible to the visually impaired. I started doing some research into audio…

VR For VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

VR For VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

Virtual reality technology has been changing how many different industries present and interpret information, and education is no exception. While it may not be feasible to travel halfway around the world to visit a museum or landmark, it’s certainly easy to find an app or…